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Plasma TV Warranties

The Plasma TV technology has improved a lot in the recent past and the defect rates on plasma displays and LCDs have come down a lot.

  • the first generation of plasma displays had 7% defect rate within first 3 years of operation.
  • the second generation had 4% defect rate
  • the 3rd generation had only 2% defect rate within first 3 years of operation.

Unlike industry leaders like Sony, Samsung and LG, newer manufacturers of plasma and LCD fabrication will have higher defect rates that can be as high as 5% defect rate within first 3 years of operation. This higher defect rate offsets some of the savings from the lower prices on their Plasma TVs and LCD TVs. Continue reading